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Thousands of Raleigh area college students marching to Capital grounds

North Carolina State Capitol (Raleigh, N.C.)
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Title:
Thousands of Raleigh area college students marching to Capital grounds
Topics:
Student Life
Subjects:
Anti-war demonstrations
College students
Protest movements
Original Format:
Published article
Item identifier:
ua023_025-004-bx0006-002-019
Created Date:
to
Description:
Transcribed from back: Thousands March To The Capital : About 6,000 demonstrators, mostly students from area Universities and colleges, marched to the State Capitol Friday afternoon to express dissent with a telegram sent by Governor Scot in support of Nixon's move into Cambodia. The line to the Capitol extended for blocks. This picture was taken from the [twentieth] floor of the downtown Holiday Inn as the crowd moved toward the Capitol grounds.
Genre:
Articles
Photographs
Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs

Building: North Carolina State Capitol (Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina)

Architect:
more info on Town, Ithiel, 1784-1844 
Supervisor:
more info on Bragg, Thomas, Sr., 1778-1851 
Stonecutter:
more info on Findlater, Robert, circa 1808-1856 
Architect:
more info on Davis, Alexander Jackson, 1803-1892 
Architect:
more info on Nichols, William, circa 1777-1853 
Stonecutter:
more info on Puttick, James, circa 1807-circa 1860 
Consulting architect:
more info on Strickland, William, 1787-1854 
Carpenter:
more info on Briggs, John J., 1770-1856 
Supervisor:
more info on Drummond, William S. 
Architect:
more info on Percival, William 
Architect-supervisor:
more info on Paton, David, 1801-1882 
Carpenter:
more info on King, Asa, -1843 
Stonecutter:
more info on Murdoch, William, 1811-1893 
Stonecutter:
more info on Stronach, William, 1803-1857 
Mason:
more info on Birth, William W., 1808- 
Supervisor:
more info on Briggs, Thomas Henry, Sr., 1821-1886 
Architect:
more info on Town and Davis, architects 
Architect:
more info on Marye, P. Thornton (Philip Thornton), 1872-1935 
Architect:
more info on Simpson, Frank B., 1883-1966 
Built:
Street:
1 East Edenton St., Union Square
Community:
Raleigh
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
27601
Architectural note:
The structure is one of North Carolina's finest and best preserved Greek Revival public buildings. A sequence of architects were involved in the project. Nichols functioned only in the capacity of architect on this project. In 1970, a marble replica of the Canova Washington was added. The building was restored to its orginal paint colors and granitizing in the 1990s.
Historical note:
The capitol grounds contain several memorials to wars and political figures erected through twentieth century. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, as a North Carolina Historic Site, and as a National Historical Landmark.
Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Subjects:
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration
Buildings -- Additions
Capitols
Granite
Greek revival (Architecture)
Historic buildings
Historic sites
Marble
Memorials
National Historic Landmarks
National Register of Historic Places
North Carolina -- History
Paintings (Visual works)
Politicians
Public buildings
Rotundas (Interior spaces)
Latitude, Longitude:
35.781257, -78.63894